Compilation of Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia
Department 590 - RULES OF OFFICE OF SECRETARY OF STATE
Chapter 590-7 - COMMISSIONER OF CORPORATIONS
Subject 590-7-18 - LIMITED PARTNERSHIPS-SERVICE OF PROCESS
Rule 590-7-18-.03 - Processing

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through September 25, 2023

(1) Service of process documents filed at the office of the Secretary of State shall be processed in time receipt order. Expedited processing shall not be available for service of process filings.

(2) All requests for service of process on the Secretary of State concerning domestic or foreign limited partnerships shall be accompanied by:

(a) One complete copy for each party to be served, with said copy to include a summons dated and signed by the appropriate Clerk of Court and a complete complaint including civil action number;

(b) A statement identifying the Code section under which the filing is made;

(c) The payment of the fees as required by the Code or listed on the fee schedule published by the Secretary of State; and

(d) Written certification that the plaintiff or his attorney:
1. has forwarded by registered mail such process, service or demand to the last registered office or agent listed on the records of the Secretary of State;

2. that service cannot be effected at such office; and

3. it appears the limited partnership has failed either to maintain a registered office or appoint a registered agent in this State.

(3) The Secretary of State shall issue to the person making the filing:

(a) An acknowledgement of receipt; or

(b) A certificate of filing of documents filed with the Secretary of State.

O.C.G.A. §§ 14-5-23, 14-9-1102, 14-9-1103.

Original Rule entitled "Processing" was filed on June 10, 1988; effective July 1, 1988, as specified by the Agency.

Amended: F. Nov. 26, 2018; eff. Dec. 16, 2018.

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